Double award for The Curfew

The Curfew micropub in Berwick has picked up two more awards.

Thursday, 24th January 2019, 8:52 am
David and Gemma Cook at The Curfew

It has been named North Northumberland Pub of the Year and Northumberland Cider Pub of the Year by the Tyneside & Northumberland branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

The Bridge Street venue won both awards last year, as well as the county-wide title which this year has gone to The Office in Morpeth.

It is a timely accolade for owners David and Gemma Cook, pictured, as theyprepare for their first Winter & Belgian Beer Festival from February 8-10 which aims to build on the success of its spring festival.

Martin Ellis, CAMRA Tyneside & Northumberland press officer, said: “People travel from all over the country to visit the pubs in our area, but it is local CAMRA members who decide the winners in our annual awards.”

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He said the area had seen an explosion in the number of micro-breweries over the past 10 years, improving the quality and range of beer available and that more and more pubs and clubs appreciate that to succeed in a highly competitive market place, it is essential to serve good quality beer to a high standard.

The Tyneside & Northumberland CAMRA branch has more than 2,000 members and is one of the largest in the country.